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Abdul Kalam
October 15, 1931 -
Nationality: Indian
Category: Statesman
Subcategory: Indian Statesman

Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.


Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.


If we are not free, no one will respect us.


It means, people who are in high and responsible positions, if they go against righteousness, righteousness itself will get transformed into a destroyer.


Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.


As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.


We will be remembered only if we give to our younger generation a prosperous and safe India, resulting out of economic prosperity coupled with civilizational heritage.


Tell me, why is the media here so negative? Why are we in India so embarrassed to recognise our own strengths, our achievements? We are such a great nation. We have so many amazing success stories but we refuse to acknowledge them. Why?


No religion has mandated killing others as a requirement for its sustenance or promotion.


Why are we, as a nation so obsessed with foreign things? Is it a legacy of our colonial years? We want foreign television sets. We want foreign shirts. We want foreign technology. Why this obsession with everything imported?


God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.


Unless India stands up to the world, no one will respect us. In this world, fear has no place. Only strength respects strength.


Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work.


Do we not realize that self respect comes with self reliance?


Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.


I was willing to accept what I couldn't change.


Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness.


We have not invaded anyone. We have not conquered anyone. We have not grabbed their land, their culture, their history and tried to enforce our way of life on them.


We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.


English is necessary as at present original works of science are in English. I believe that in two decades times original works of science will start coming out in our languages. Then we can move over like the Japanese.


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